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Calcium Signaling

Signal transduction mechanisms whereby calcium mobilization (from outside the cell or from intracellular storage pools) to the cytoplasm is triggered by external stimuli. Calcium signals are often seen to propagate as waves, oscillations, spikes, sparks, or puffs. The calcium acts as an intracellular messenger by activating calcium-responsive proteins.

Year introduced: 1999

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Tree Number(s): G02.111.820.800.100, G03.143.500.100, G04.835.800.100

MeSH Unique ID: D020013

Entry Terms:

  • Calcium Signalings
  • Signaling, Calcium
  • Signalings, Calcium
  • Calcium Waves
  • Calcium Wave
  • Wave, Calcium
  • Waves, Calcium
  • Calcium Oscillations
  • Calcium Oscillation
  • Oscillation, Calcium
  • Oscillations, Calcium
  • Calcium Spikes
  • Calcium Spike
  • Spike, Calcium
  • Spikes, Calcium
  • Calcium Puffs
  • Calcium Puff
  • Puff, Calcium
  • Puffs, Calcium
  • Calcium Sparks
  • Calcium Spark
  • Spark, Calcium
  • Sparks, Calcium

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